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Doxycycline, Valtrex for a 54-year old woman

This is a personalized study for a 54 year old female patient who has Lyme Disease. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 40 female patients aged 54 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Doxycycline (latest outcomes from 13,646 users) has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne.

Valtrex (latest outcomes from 16,433 users) has active ingredients of valacyclovir hydrochloride. It is often used in genital herpes.

What are the conditions

Lyme disease (a bacterial infection that is spread to humans by infected ticks) (latest reports from 4,300 patients) can be treated by Doxycycline Hyclate, Doxycycline, Amoxicillin, Ceftin, Azithromycin, Plaquenil.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 40 females aged 49 (±5) who take Doxycycline, Valtrex are studied

Doxycycline, Valtrex outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 49

Gender: female

Conditions: Lyme Disease

Drugs taking:
- Doxycycline (doxycycline hyclate): used for < 1 month

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports
among females aged 49 (±5) who take the drugs
ValtrexThe drug has been added in the study. Outcomes of the drug mix are shown.

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Doxycycline is effectiven/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a
Valtrex is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/aAnxiety
Pain
Nausea
Back Pain
Osteonecrosis Of Jaw
Depression
Dysuria
Vomiting
Constipation
Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- group for people who have Lyme Disease
- group for people who take Doxycycline
- group for people who take Valtrex

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • I took this medicine about a month and a half ago but did not finish the prescription. I did 5 out of 10 days only.

    Reply

  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • I have been taking doxycycline for less than a week to treat a prostatitis condition. Five days into the course of drugs I have received reduced hearing in my left ear and a sense of fullness/fluid blockage. Is this related? I have stopped taking the drugs as of today

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • 82 year old Mother woke 57 year old daughter at 3am and accused her of sneaking someone into the house. Then wouldn't allow Daughter to use the car to get to work. Fed dog two breakfasts. Episode lasted for several hours.

    Reply

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